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Airfix Model World 125

Airfix Model World


Airfix Model World
125 | April 2021

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome to Issue 125

by Stu Fone

News | Page 6
News Bulletin

Latest Updates

Build Report | Page 14
Basic Build – Sci-Fi Fighter

by Garry Tobiss
Das Werk’s 1/32 Junkers Ef-126 ‘Elli’/Ef-127 ‘Walli’ contains three versions of this unusual Luftwaffe fighter proposal – prompting Garry Tobiss to decide on which variant he constructs as if it had entered service

Build Report | Page 22
Intermediate Build – The Flying Brick

by Oleg Makhortov
Despite a boxy profile, Volvo’s 240 Turbo won the 1986 European Touring Car Championship race at Germany’s Hockenheimring and is represented by NuNu’s 1/24 kit, built by AMW newcomer Oleg Makhortov

Build Report | Page 28
Advanced Build – Eye in the Saudi Sky

by Mike Grant
A mock-up of a potential Saudi Arabian airborne early warning system is the result of Mike Grant’s combination of Airfix’s 1/144 de Havilland Comet 4B and an S&M Models conversion set.

Build Report | Page 36
Intermediate Build – Armoured Cat

by Christian Lupu
Christian Lupu replicates Dutch heavy machinery as he applies a NATO three-colour scheme to Revell’s 1/35 Leopard 2A6NL main battle tank.

Build Report | Page 42
Exclusive Build – The RAF’s Cutting Edge

by Alan Price
Airfix’s range of early jet fighters has expanded with the arrival of a 1/48 Canadair Sabre; an exclusive test-shot of this new tool offering is given a thorough examination by Alan Price.

Reference | Page 50
In Focus – Splendid Sabre

by Malcolm V Lowe
Malcolm V Lowe tells the history of the RAF’s first swept-wing fighter aircraft: Canadair’s licence-built version of the F-86 Sabre.

Build Report | Page 60
Intermediate Build – Wolf Pack Warrior

by Richard Spreckley
Eduard’s limited-edition packages are highly sought after, and Richard Spreckley demonstrates why with the firm’s ‘Jugs Over Germany’ kit – containing a 1/48 Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

Build Report | Page 68
Basic Build – To Russia with Love

by Björn Kågnar
Björn Kågnar applies a Soviet livery to Tamiya’s recent 1/35 depiction of the British-designed Valentine infantry tank

Build Report | Page 74
Basic Build – Anyone for Coffee?

by Kev Baxter
Inspired by his experience on a first tour at RAF Leuchars, Kev Baxter builds MikroMir’s 1/72 English Electric Canberra T.17 to IPMS ‘out-of-the-box’ competition rules